Venango County Recipe of the Day: Smoky Chili with Pasta

| November 30, 2015

Smoky Chili with Pasta: This is a quick and easy recipe, and it is delicious!

Smoky Chili with Pasta


2 cups rotini pasta, uncooked
1 pound ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
2 regular size cans condensed tomato soup
2 – 15 oz. cans red kidney beans
2 tablespoons Hershey’s Cocoa
2-1/4 teaspoons chili powder
3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
Grated parmesan cheese


~Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

~Meanwhile, cook ground beef and onion until meat is browned and onion is tender. If necessary, drain fat.

~Stir in soup, undrained kidney beans, cocoa, chili powder, pepper, and salt. Heat to boiling; reduce heat.

~Stir in hot pasta; heat thoroughly.

~Serve with Parmesan cheese.

*For a healthy, vegetarian alternative, substitute ground soy for ground beef.

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